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Truth in Numbers: Alumna Combats Human Trafficking Through Statistics

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 00:00
SIS doctoral grad Davina Durgana is on Forbes’ “30 under 30” list of people to watch in the sciences.
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Professor Wins Award for Excellence in Psychology

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 00:00
Assistant Professor of Psychology Nicole Caporino has received the first-ever Anne Marie Albano Early Career Award for Integration of Science and Practice from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
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Student Filmmaker Finds Calling at AU

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 00:00
Matt Cipollone, SOC/MFA '18, discusses his new documentary and how AU has helped him develop his work.
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Three Election Questions for History Professor Allan Lichtman

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 00:00
American University’s Distinguished Professor of History Allan Lichtman made national headlines last September when he predicted a Donald Trump presidential win.
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Alumna exposes the “unmanned” drone war

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 00:00
Alumna Sonia Kennebeck, SIS/MA ’04, reveals the humanizing faces, stories, and hidden truths behind the US drone program in her documentary “National Bird.”
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An emphasis on the Earth, always

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 00:00
Gearing up for Global Environmental Policy’s Earth Always event on January 21, we asked Professor Paul Wapner for his insights on some of the most pressing issues facing the environmental movement.
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Feeling Grateful? No, Thanks!

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 00:00
Not everyone experiences gratitude in response to the generosity of others, according to new research by American University psychology Prof. Anthony Ahrens.
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Social Enterprise at SIS to venture online

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 00:00
The School of International Service (SIS) will offer its MA in Social Enterprise program online in spring 2017 for students to pursue skills in entrepreneurship, business, and innovation from anywhere in the world.
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Professor highlights Nigeria’s humanitarian crisis

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 00:00
Following his latest field research trip to Nigeria, Professor Carl LeVan sheds light on the country's humanitarian crisis and why good governance is crucial for meaningful relief efforts.
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WSP Alumna Casey Mendoza: Living the Life of a True Journalist

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 00:00
Casey Mendoza, a former Washington Semester Program student, has started her journalism career off strong.
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Disability Advocates Used Digtal to Become Visible

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 00:00
Professor Fillipo Trevisan traces the strategy and successes of the online disability community in his new book.
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Spring Arts Season Kicks Off at AU

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 00:00
Spring calendar filled with art, music, theatre, and dance.
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AU 2030: Colin Saldanha

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 00:00
CAS professor’s curiosity drives his research on the mammalian brain.
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Can You Spot Fact from Fiction?

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 00:00
Factitious, a new game from AU's JoLT initiative, is designed to help students spot fake news.
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Secret Lives: Joy Adams

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 00:00
This article in this profile series offers a ‘behind the scenes’ peek at Dr. Joy Adams, Instructional Designer with eLearning Support Services.
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Student Investigates Indiana Voucher System for Washington Post

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 00:00
Amanda McLaren is interning for the Post while pursuing a master's degree in investigative journalism at American University.
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SPA Congratulates the First Graduates of its Online Masters in Public Administration and Policy Program

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 00:00
On December 21, American University’s School of Public Affairs graduated the first class from its online Masters in Public Administration and Policy program.
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SPA Alumna to Lead the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 00:00
Mindy Myers, SPA/BA, is the new Executive Director of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee – the first woman to hold this post.
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Finding My Professional Self

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 00:00
Zoe Pribula, MSAn ’17, enrolled in Kogod’s MS Analytics program determined to find her professional self. “I knew I was really interested in Information Technology, but I wanted to keep learning and understanding what my best fit was,” she says.
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Inspiring Graduate Stories: Taimur Khan

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 00:00
Cultural marginalization never stopped this Ph.D. grad.
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